The Library

A collection of handbooks, guidelines, reports, publications and other documents relating to local government and community services and programs.

The Library is the main repository for any and all informational materials from DCED, from tax forms and program guidelines to local government resources and industry profiles. Use the folders on the left to explore a particular category. If you are not able to find what you are looking for, please feel free to contact us.

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Wireless Telecommunications 2016
  1 files      266 downloads
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Township Supervisors Handbook
  1 files      788 downloads
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Township Commissioners Handbook
  1 files      2101 downloads
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Taxation Manual
  1 files      863 downloads
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Tax Collectors Manual
  1 files      3651 downloads
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Solicitor’s Handbook
  1 files      456 downloads
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Regional Police Services in Pennsylvania
  1 files      426 downloads
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Regional Offices Factsheet
  1 files      17 downloads
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Referendum Handbook
  1 files      673 downloads
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Purchasing Handbook
  1 files      683 downloads
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Public Works Manual
  1 files      353 downloads
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Planning Specifically for Agriculture
  1 files      340 downloads
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Planning Series 10: Reducing Land Use Barriers to Affordable Housing
  1 files      267 downloads
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Planning Series 09: The Zoning Officer
  1 files      418 downloads
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Planning Series 08: Subdivision and Land Development in Pennsylvania
  1 files      546 downloads
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Planning Series 07: Special Exceptions, Conditional Uses and Variances
  1 files      844 downloads
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Planning Series 06: The Zoning Hearing Board
  1 files      650 downloads
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Planning Series 05: Technical Information on Floodplain Management
  1 files      307 downloads
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Planning Series 04: Zoning
  1 files      579 downloads
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Planning Series 03: The Comprehensive Plan in Pennsylvania
  1 files      425 downloads
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Planning Series 02: The Planning Commission in Pennsylvania
  1 files      553 downloads
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Planning Series 01: Local Land Use Controls in Pennsylvania
  1 files      407 downloads
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Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code (Act 247 of 1968)
  1 files      1437 downloads
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PA Books Fax Order Form
  1 files      14387 downloads
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Open Meetings: The Sunshine Act
  1 files      520 downloads
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Municipal Pension Handbook
  1 files      306 downloads
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Municipal Authorities in Pennsylvania
  1 files      592 downloads
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Model Hiring Manual For Pennsylvania Municipalities Pdf
  1 files      330 downloads
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Manufacturing Week Sept 28 – Oct 2 2015 Pdf
  1 files      214 downloads
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Manual for Municipal Secretaries
  1 files      490 downloads
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Manual for Local Taxpayers Bill of Rights and Real Property Taxpayer Programs (Act 50 of 1998)
  1 files      259 downloads
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Manual for County Commissioners
  1 files      265 downloads
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Manual for County Chief Clerks and Administrators
  1 files      266 downloads
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Local Government Regulation of Wireless Telecommunications Facilities
  1 files      250 downloads
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Local Government Fact Sheet
  1 files      322 downloads
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Intergovernmental Cooperation Handbook
  1 files      293 downloads
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Home Rule Governance in Pennsylvania
  1 files      2031 downloads
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GCLGS Booklet 2015 – 2016
  1 files      4624 downloads
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Fiscal Management Handbook
  1 files      566 downloads
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Financial Monitoring Workbook 2011 Pdf
  1 files      353 downloads
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Elective Office in Local Government
  1 files      562 downloads
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Debt Management Handbook
  1 files      357 downloads
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DCED Chart of Accounts for Municipalities
  1 files      657 downloads
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Council of Governments Director’s Handbook 2016
  1 files      311 downloads
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City Government in Pennsylvania
  1 files      149 downloads
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Citizen’s Guide to Pennsylvania Local Government Pdf
  1 files      543 downloads
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Business Taxes 2016
  1 files      419 downloads
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Boundary Change Procedures
  1 files      494 downloads
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Borough Mayor’s Manual
  1 files      836 downloads
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Borough Council Handbook
  1 files      762 downloads
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Auditor’s Guide
  1 files      615 downloads
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Administering Police Services in Small Communities
  1 files      322 downloads
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Address Search Application Instructions Pdf
  1 files      35384 downloads
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Act 47: Municipalities Financial Recovery Act
  1 files      265 downloads
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